Nov 14, 2022
#378 Rocky Bleier: The Incredible Story of a Wounded Combat Vet Turned Superbowl Champion
Ever wonder how different the NFL was in the ’60s and ’70s? Super Bowl Champion and wounded Vietnam vet, Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier shares an unlikely story of success after war.
Growing up north of Pittsburgh, Rocky Bleier was a household name in my home.
I had always known about his story as a great running back and as a wounded combat veteran but I never knew the story behind the story until this interview.
Rocky’s story is a gripping tale of courage on both the gridiron and the battlefields of Vietnam. His life story details how ordinary people can become extraordinary achievers, which defines success in the new American century.
The hard lessons Rocky learned early in his life that helped him overcome adversity and reach his goals have paid off after football. Truly, he’s an epitome of a success through failure story.
Get to know the real Rocky Bleier behind his legendary NFL fame— through success, failure, and everything in between. Tune in now!
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